4 Uses for a Colander You'd Wish You Had Known Before
There's so much more to this kitchen workhorse than draining spaghetti and canned beans.
Put an End to Soggy Zucchini Bread
Zucchini may not seem like it's packed with H2O, but this summer squash has a water content higher than watermelon. That's why you'll sometimes see recipes—usually for fritters and breads, which use grated zucchini or zucchini noodles—advising you to drain it first. One of the least messy (i.e., no shreds of zucchini all over your kitchen) ways to do this is to place the grated vegetable in a colander on the sink or over a bowl for 20 minutes, or so. Press down on the zucchini with a paper towel to extract even more water. Goodbye, soggy fritters, overly moist zucchini bread and watery zucchini noodles.